SleighLaw is one of Vermont’s leading criminal defense and personal injury law firms

Proven Advocates – Top Vermont Criminal Defense Lawyer With Over 30 Years of Experience

The team at SleighLaw is driven to tenaciously advocate for individuals against the powerful. With nearly four decades of experience and having tried hundreds of criminal and civil cases in the Courts of several States and Federal Courts, David Sleigh and the rest of the team bring their knowledge, experience and a track record of success to benefit every client.

The Defense Never Rests

Whether you’ve been charged with a crime or are fighting insurance companies in a personal injury case, we can help. A good lawyer is proactive and challenges the status quo–we’ll speak up for you.

Our Areas of Practice

Personal Injury

Civil Rights



Sex Crimes

Domestic Assault



State V. Tracy

Tracy, an African/American young man, was accused of raping a white 14-year-old at a local music festival. There was no admissible forensic evidence corroborating the alleged assault. Trial commenced in Caledonia County, but during the jury selection process, a...

State V. Root

In this DWI case, years of work challenging the Vermont State Lab’s prejudicial and biased breath/alcohol calculations finally hit pay dirt. It was well known that credible scientist would not rely on a single “average” metabolism rate when calculating a subject’s...

In Re: Abdul Zahir

On July 11, 2002, Abdul Zahir was detained by U.S. Forces in Afghanistan after a fellow villager accused him of working for the Taliban and foreign forces hostile to the Afghan government, including Osama Bin Ladin. When Zahir’s home was raided, three pressure cookers...

SleighLaw in the News

Judge blocks video broadcast of murder trial

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The second-degree murder trial for a Windsor County man charged with killing a baby nearly five years ago got underway on Monday, but a Vermont judge has blocked the public from watching or listening to the proceedings over the court’s video...

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